Weezer, Pixies

Live Nation Presents



Fri, April 5, 2019

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Ford Idaho Center - Arena

Nampa, ID


This event is all ages

Formed: February 14, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Rivers Cuomo (vocals, guitar)
Patrick Wilson (drums)
Brian Bell (guitar, vocals, 1993-present)
Scott Shriner (bass, vocals, 2002-present)
Mikey Welsh (bass, vocals, 1998-2001)
Matt Sharp (bass, vocals, 1992-97)
Jason Cropper (guitar, 1992-93)
Black Francis (real name Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV) (vocals, guitar), Kim Deal (bass, vocals), Joseph Alberto Santiago (guitar) & David Lovering (drums).
Combining jagged, roaring guitars and stop-start dynamics with melodic pop hooks, intertwining male-female harmonies and evocative, cryptic lyrics, the Pixies were one of the most influential American alternative rock bands of the late '80s. The band were inventive, rabid rock fans that turned conventions inside out, melding punk and indie guitar rock, classic pop, surf rock, and stadium-sized riffs with singer/guitarist Black Francis' bizarre, fragmented lyrics about space, religion, sex, mutilation, and pop culture; while the meaning of his lyrics may have been impenetrable, the music was direct and forceful. The Pixies' busy, brief songs, extreme dynamics, and subversion of pop song structures proved one of the touchstones of '90s alternative rock.
Venue Information:
Ford Idaho Center - Arena
16200 N Idaho Center Blvd
Nampa, ID, 83687